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USA Picks Flicks

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Moviestore Entertainment, which previously licensed six theatrical films to USA Networks, has licensed seven more titles to the cable service. The licensing period is approximately 18 months to two…

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'Strange' Series

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Low-brow culture has found a new home now that a British series on exploitation films is bowing on the Discovery Channel. “The Incredibly Strange Film Show,” profiling cult filmmakers known for their…

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Prime Sports News

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Prime Network is planning to launch Prime Sports News, a national service to provide live score updates and other breaking news, sometime during baseball season this summer. It will begin with a…

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Assembly Sesh Opens Cal-SPAN

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California has become the first state to provide live, satellite-fed, gavel-to-gavel coverage of its state assembly. The Cal-SPAN service, patterned after C-SPAN, was introed last week with 10 a.m…

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'Sarah' Stands Tall, Hallmark Of The Week

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The “Hallmark Hall Of Fame” umbrella series, once known for high quality and low ratings, emphatically put an end to that stigma during Week 20, ended Feb. 3, when it led the week with a 23.1/35 for…

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Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

  1. 1

    Lucy

    Daily Gross:$3.7M

    Cume to07.30.14: $58.1M

    Lucy

    1
    Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
  2. 2

    Hercules

    Daily Gross:$2.6M

    Cume to07.30.14: $39.5M

    Hercules

    2
    Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
  3. 3

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    Daily Gross:$1.8M

    Cume to07.30.14: $179.0M

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    3
    Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%

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Monitor Channels Cable Resources

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The launch of the Monitor Channel, a basic cable service skedded to debut May 1, appears to defy the recessional market forces affecting cablers. While other channels are merging (Ha! and the Comedy…

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Chicago Getting More Play Time

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For the first time, Playboy At Night is being offered in Chicago, the city where Playboy magazine was launched four decades ago and maintains its headquarters. Playboy At Night now is accessible to 4…

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CNN's Arnett Takes Flack

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Sen. Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.) last week accused CNN reporter Peter Arnett of being an Iraqi “sympathizer,” a comment that prompted an angry reply from CNN exec v.p., news Ed Turner. Simpson made his…

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Tribune Talkshows Get Picked Up N.Y.'s WPIX

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WPIX New York, a Tribune-owned indie, has picked up Tribune Entertainment's “Geraldo” and “The Joan Rivers Show” from incumbent o&o's in the market that were preparing to downgrade the programs. The…